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Hi Guys

Tony is in very bad shape, and has been placed in palliative care. For those of you that do not know what that means, the hospital will try to make Tony as comfortable as possible until he passes. So please continue to say prayers for Tony and his family, they need all the help they can get.

Now, you might be asking yourselves, where does that leave Pro-Clockers ? I would like everyone to know, that I'll be taking over the site, and running it for Tony's wife, so please hang in there. Once I receive the information I need, reviews will start to be published again, in fact we have 3-4 ready to go.

Until then, remember that CES starts soon, and Will is going to be covering the whole event for Pro-Clockers. I'll see if we can set this up for daily updates, it depends if Will has enough time to send back photos and stories every evening, I'll keep everyone updated

Getting back to Tony, I'll keep you guys updated when I can, but you have to remember that this is a lot for his family to handle, so if possible, I'll pass on news every time I talk to Tony's wife.

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Sad to hear of the bad turn of events. My thoughts are with him him and his family.

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[QUOTE=ErickSaint]Sad to hear of the bad turn of events. My thoughts are with him him and his family.[/QUOTE]

Thanks Erick.

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That is sad news. I'll be praying for him.

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This is very sad news indeed Tony is a great man and helped me out with some parts. I was even able to do some reviews for him. I will pray for him and his family. Cancer sucks!

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Thanks for the update Stan. Very sad indeed. Our prayers are with him and his family.

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[QUOTE=zucker]That is sad news. I'll be praying for him.[/QUOTE]

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[QUOTE=James86]This is very sad news indeed Tony is a great man and helped me out with some parts. I was even able to do some reviews for him. I will pray for him and his family. Cancer sucks![/QUOTE]

Agreed, Tony was always a great guy, and dose not deserve what's happening to him, especially the alarming rate this caner spread in such a short time.

What kind of reviews did you do, and when ?

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[QUOTE=Bob2701]Thanks for the update Stan. Very sad indeed. Our prayers are with him and his family.[/QUOTE]

Thanks Bob !

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Very sad indeed. My prayers will be with him and his family.

Yes, Cancer does suck! Took my father very quickly. :(

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a very sad news. :( I'll be praying for him and his family.

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Ugh this is just terrible, I know tony's been fighting it all he can and I talked to him whenever I got the chance. Really wish the best for him and his family as this is just aweful, he is such a good guy.

Heck, He was one of the guys who edged me on to do reviews and I will never forget that as he helped me learn a little every time I did one how to improve while not telling me exactly how I should do them so I left my own little touch.

Tony get better man cause we miss ya enough already, seriously cancer sucks.

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Cancer is such a horrible way to go.......My thoughts and prayers are with Tony and his Family........

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It's been a couple of days since I've heard from Tony's wife, so I have no idea what's going on. I'll try contacting her today, and see if I can get an update for you guys.

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Tony is a great guy, great dad, seen him in action and a lucky guy to actually have worked with him.

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We'll be praying for Tony.

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I was Soooo hoping this was going the other way...back to health.

My thought are with the family now

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My condolences and prayers go out to Tony and his family.

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Come on Tony, FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT.....

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So sorry to hear this. Give Tony and his family my best.

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I can't even gather words to say here. Tony welcomed me as part of Pro-clockers team without much questions asked. He said he needed help, I wanted my ticket into the tech world. He granted me that. I'm grateful and happy. I wish this lasted longer. Will be praying for you, your wife, daughter and family...

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Hi Everyone. as promised I have an update for you. Talked to Tony's wife, and she said they released him from the hospital, and something about getting Hospice to help Tony out at home. If I hear anything else I'll let you know.
I did try emailing Tony this morning, but so far no reply.

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[QUOTE=najiro]I can't even gather words to say here. Tony welcomed me as part of Pro-clockers team without much questions asked. He said he needed help, I wanted my ticket into the tech world. He granted me that. I'm grateful and happy. I wish this lasted longer. Will be praying for you, your wife, daughter and family...[/QUOTE]

Hey Mike. Pro-Clockers is not going anywhere, so you do not have to worry about helping out here ending, you know we appreciate everything you do.

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[QUOTE=Doctor_Death]Hey Mike. Pro-Clockers is not going anywhere, so you do not have to worry about helping out here ending, you know we appreciate everything you do.

Thanks[/QUOTE]

Very glad to hear that Stan.

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I plan on visiting him tomorrow with some of his old coworkers, I'll wish him all the best from the pro-clockers staff and members.

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[QUOTE=Doctor_Death]Hey Mike. Pro-Clockers is not going anywhere, so you do not have to worry about helping out here ending, you know we appreciate everything you do.

Thanks[/QUOTE]

Thanks Stan. Really appreciate it :)

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[QUOTE=d3r1ckr0x]I plan on visiting him tomorrow with some of his old coworkers, I'll wish him all the best from the pro-clockers staff and members.[/QUOTE]

Tell him we are all pulling for him.

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[QUOTE=d3r1ckr0x]I plan on visiting him tomorrow with some of his old coworkers, I'll wish him all the best from the pro-clockers staff and members.[/QUOTE]

Please send my regards too. Thanks!

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Tried emailing Tony yesterday, never did receive a reply, however he may be on bed rest.

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I knew Tony was sick, but hate to hear he's doing so poor and that the end seems to be near. I wish his family the best, and will look forward to seeing Tony in the next life, where he'll be rocking the tech world again.

Tony originally got me to finally create an account after lurking for about a year, great guy and easy to chat with.

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HI Guys, talked to Tony's wife, he's not doing very well, he's not eating, or drinking, and the nurse said Tony most likely will not be able to hang in there much longer. So if you guys have any prayers left, please say them.

It looks like Hospice should be starting sometime today, so that will give Tony's wife a much needed break. I had them here almost two years ago when my 99 year old mom passed away, they came 3 times a day to help out, and even stayed here with me until the funeral home could come and pick up my moms body, they even made all the calls for me, so at least I know Tony's wife will be in good hands with Hospice helping out.

As always, I'll try to keep you guys up to date .

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Very very sad. As you said, Hospice should give his wife a break and help out.

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Yes it is, it would be nice if they tested to see if Tony can swallow, if he can, they could always run a tube through his nose to0 feed him, which should help him gain a little strength.

I had this done to me back in 98, it's not pleasant, in fact they had to put me under to get the tube in, I kept fighting them due to just coming out of a 20 day coma, and not understanding what they were trying to do to me.

I'd just like to see Tony have every chance available, especially if it would help him. I can't even imagine what his family's going through.

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This truly is terrible. I went through this 3 times in 2012 with 3 different grandparents. Then again when my friend Norm (PC_User from over at PureOC) passed from stage 4 cancer. Unfortunately by the time hospice is involved it's usually to keep the person as comfortable and pain free as possible. Again, my thoughts go out to him and the family. Though I never talked with him, he's spoken highly of here, that by itself stands to show his character.

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[QUOTE=ErickSaint]This truly is terrible. I went through this 3 times in 2012 with 3 different grandparents. Then again when my friend Norm (PC_User from over at PureOC) passed from stage 4 cancer. Unfortunately by the time hospice is involved it's usually to keep the person as comfortable and pain free as possible. Again, my thoughts go out to him and the family. Though I never talked with him, he's spoken highly of here, that by itself stands to show his character.[/QUOTE]

Hi Erick, I knew Norman, if fact I was the one that hired him as a SSD reviewer, when I owned Pure OC. He was a good reviewer, but at the request of OCZ I had to let him go. I remember when he first got sick, and went into the hospital to get operated on. Alan was the one that notified me that Norman had passed away.

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RIP Tony, Heard he passed this morning from his family and friends on Facebook, sad to hear and you were a great guy tony who helped plenty and brought many together through Pro-Clockers, Take it easy up there man.

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This news really makes me sad, without Tony I wouldn't have gotten into computers the way I did. I really looked up to Tony and will never forget him. He influenced me to build monsters and put them into points it can go. Rest in peace my friend. You will never be forgotten. I literally cried just knowing this but motivates me to work hard on this website to keep the legacy going. RIP friend.

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Sad... Tony taught me a lot of things regarding making and writing reviews. I got to study his method and how he does it. I was planning to step it up but then this occurred. It was very sudden to me. I know there was something wrong but I didn't expect it to be something like this. It was fast.... working with Tony was short but he taught me a lot and allowed me to open more doors. Farewell Tony, a friend and mentor.

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Terrible & sad news. RIP Tony

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I'm sorry to hear about this, once again cancer has taken what sounds to be a lovely person. I hope he is finally in peace and that his family will find the time to heal their pain.

For everyone that knew him I'm sure you will remember him in good light for everything he has helped with via pro clockers.

RIP Tony.

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Very sorry to hear this. RIP Tony.

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Sad news. RIP Tony.

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His mom & dad flew up this weekend from Atlanta to say goodbye. At least Tony is no longer in pain, and in a couple of days his family can start the process of healing

Rest in peace my friend, over the past 7 years it was a real pleasure getting to know you, and I truly hope you find some peace now.

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Sorry to hear about the loss of Tony, as you said though, no more pain and he's moved on to a better place. Condolences to his family and friends.

Wish I had spare time to help out here to keep Pro-Clockers growing.

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My deepest condolences to his family.

Rest in peace

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This is very sad news my heart felt condolences go out to his family in this time of sorrow

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My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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Still can't believe Tony's gone, this is going to take awhile to get used to.

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[QUOTE=Doctor_Death]Still can't believe Tony's gone, this is going to take awhile to get used to.[/QUOTE]

I hear you Stan. Hard to believe.

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Just got back the viewing, really tough to be in that room. Everyone that was there showed their love and he's in a better place. Talked to his wife and told her I'd help her out as much as I can.

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How did Tony look, also was their a lot of people there ? I made sure I contacted all our sponsors, but more than half of them had seen the posts I left on all 3 Facebook pages.

I keep expecting to see an email from Tony in my inbox. It sucks that this had to happen to such a great guy, I had really hoped that they would have found a new treatment that would have worked, but the cancer he had was very aggressive, and spread throughout his body in such a short time.

Tony put up a good fight, right until the end, and never talked about giving up, like a lot of people do, and for that I'll always be very proud of him.

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